Music Performance Studies Today
Anti-Blackness in Western Classical Music
- Philip Ewell (Hunter College of the City University of New York), "On Confronting Music Theory's Antiblackness"
- Darryl Taylor (African American Art Song Alliance), "African American Art Song Advocacy"
- Lucy Caplan (Harvard University), "'The Art of Lynching': Race, Violence, and the Modern American Opera House"
- Christopher Jenkins (Oberlin College and Conservatory), "Aesthetic Alienation: The Effect of Racialized Aesthetics on Conservatory Environments"
- Michelle Cann (Curtis Institute), "Interview with Michelle Cann, Sokoloff Chair of Piano Studies at The Curtis Institute"
- Pheaross Graham (UCLA) and Farrah O'Shea (UCLA)
This is the second event in the Music Performance Studies Today series. Considering musics from a variety of traditions, this symposium aims to bring visibility to the field of music performance studies and generate scholarly momentum in its realm at UCLA.
UCLA Music Library
UCLA Center for Musical Humanities and the Joyce S. and Robert U. Nelson Fund
UCLA Arts Initiative
UCLA Center for Performance Studies
UCLA Department of Musicology
American Society for Theatre Research
This program is made possible by the Joyce S. and Robert U. Nelson Fund. Robert Uriel Nelson was a revered musicologist and music professor at UCLA, who, together with his wife, established a generous endowment for the university to make programs like this possible.